Thick slices of banana topped with a dollop of peanut butter, sprinkled with mini chocolate chips, and drizzled with honey. They’re the perfect healthy snack to satisfy your sweet tooth.
I could eat all day long if someone let me (that someone being me, of course).
When I was younger, my great grandmother encouraged me to eat. You could never eat enough food in her presence, which is probably why I’ve grown to be such a great, and abundant, eater. The woman knew the way to my heart, and I adored her for it. I was lucky to live only a few minutes’ walk from her house. I would ride my bike to her house a few times a week to watch her work her magic in the kitchen, knowing that I would be fed handsomely when the meal was finished. Every time I would visit, she would pull everything out of her refrigerator—every last smidgen of food—and line her kitchen table with bowls, platters, casseroles, and plates loaded with food. The woman loved to cook and, even more, she loved to feed people. I would stand at the table, a plate in one hand and a fork in the other, contemplating where to begin first.
Now that I’m older, I can no longer fill a table with food and graze until the button pops off my Levis. Oh, how I miss those days when my metabolism was booming and I could eat everything in sight without gaining an ounce.
I’m verging 30 (oh, that dirty word), which means healthy snacking and routine exercising to stay healthy and ensure that I fit into my ever-growing wardrobe.
These days, I stock my fridge with healthy fruits and veggies, low-sugar and low-fat goodies, and tons of lean protein. I still set a mean table; however, it involves less cake and more greens.
I can’t really call these banana peanut butter stackers a recipe. There’s no measuring, sautéing, whisking, or baking involved. We’ll call it a no-recipe snack.
I happened to be desperate for a snack the other day, and these stackers were result of rummaging through my cabinets and pantry to satisfy my sweet tooth. One bite and I knew I had to share them with you.
Peanut butter, chocolate, and banana are the perfect combination of flavors. If you have a fierce craving for something sweet that just can’t wait, this is the snack for you.
Cut a banana into chunks, add a dollop of your favorite peanut butter, sprinkle with a few mini chocolate chips, and drizzle with sweet honey. It’s that simple.
I eat this snack to fuel up before I go for a run. It keeps me energized without feeling bloated. These stackers make a perfect after-school snack for the kiddos.
- 1 banana
- 2 teaspoons peanut butter
- 2 teaspoons mini chocolate chips
- 1 teaspoon honey
- Cut your banana into ½-inch thick slices. Top with a dollop of peanut butter. Sprinkle each banana stack with a few mini chocolate chips. Drizzle with honey.